Areas of expertise:
Renewable energy, carbon management, energy efficiency technologies, U.S., and international energy policy
Akin joined EDF after nearly a decade of work in the for-profit (telecommunications) and policy advocacy sectors. Prior to joining EDF, Akin worked at the Alliance to Save Energy where he managed the research program and briefly managed a community of industry leaders, NGOs, and public sector institutions working to accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency measures by leveraging opportunities presented by digital technologies. Akin has also advised on fleet electrification at the Maryland Port Administration as an EDF Climate Corps fellow.
Akin holds a MS in Physics from Western Illinois University, a MPP from the University of Michigan, a MS (Environment and Sustainability) from the University of Michigan and a BSc in Physics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.